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  • Dearth of translators leads to shortage of Marathi law books

    The deputy director of the directorate of languages on Thursday filed an affidavit before the Bombay high court stating that there was a serious shortage of translation staff in the office, due to which it was unable to translate state and central laws from English to Marathi for the public.

    Friday, 19 December 2014 - 7:00am
  • BMC says Wadia trust must bear repair expense of children's hospital

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Wednesday filed an affidavit in the Bombay High Court stating it was not liable to pay the repair and renovation expenses for Bai Jerbai Wadia Children's Hospital and that it's the sole responsibility of Wadia Trust. The hospital shut down after...

    Thursday, 18 December 2014 - 5:50am
  • Bombay high court asks BMC to supply water to even illegal slums

    Stating that authorities cannot differentiate between occupants of illegal shanties and those living in authorized houses and providing water supply is a fundamental right enshrined under Article 21, the Bombay high court directed the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation to provide water supply to...

    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 - 5:05am
  • Thackerays should consider settling out of court; says Bombay High Court

    The Bombay high court on Friday asked Jaidev and Uddhav Thackeray to consider coming to an amicable settlement in their dispute over the will of their father, the late Bal Thackeray. The court asked them to revert to it by December 17. Justice Gautam Patel is hearing the suit filed by Uddhav and...

    Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • Bombay HC relief for BMC top rung in Mazgaon building collapse case

    BMC chief Sitaram Kunte and additional municipal commissioner Rajiv Jalota, who are charged with negligence under section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC in a building collapse that claimed 61 lives, were granted relief by the Bombay high court on Friday. The court stayed...

    Saturday, 13 December 2014 - 7:11am
  • Duty of traffic cops to remove illegally parked vehicles: High Court

    To ensure easy access to emergency services like the fire brigade to a society housing 116 members off Peddar Road, the Bombay high court, on Wednesday, directed the traffic police to take action against illegal parking in the lane leading to the building. A division bench of justices Ranjit More...

    Thursday, 11 December 2014 - 7:20am
  • Government must provide central, state law books in Marathi: NGO

    An NGO working towards the implementation of Marathi language has filed a public interest litigation seeking directions to the state to provide central and state government laws in Maharashtra's official language.

    Tuesday, 9 December 2014 - 7:10am
  • State moves Bombay high court challenging judicial inquiry against Maria

    The state has challenged the judiciary inquiry order passed by the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) against Mumbai police commissioner Rakesh Maria, in connection with the alleged discrepancies in the 26/11 terror attack call records, in the Bombay high court. The appeal is likely to come up...

    Monday, 8 December 2014 - 6:34am
  • High Court rejects pleas challenging Maharashtra assembly speaker's trust vote decision

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday dismissed two public interest litigations and a petition filed by Congress challenging the state assembly speaker's decision of conducting a voice vote, granting majority support to the BJP government. A division bench of justices VM Kanade and Anuja Prabhudessai...

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 7:19am
  • Balasaheb Thackeray wanted low profile lawyer to prepare his will

    The late Bal Thackeray wanted a discreet, low profile advocate to draft and execute his will, informed the first witness that was examined on Thursday in the Bombay high court. The court was hearing arguments on a dispute regarding the Shiv Sena supremo's will.

    Friday, 5 December 2014 - 6:48am